Creamy Citrus Mango Sauce

By Sally Cameron on July 19, 2014

Salads and Dressings, sauces and condiments,


Creamy, light, citrusy, easy – what more could you ask for? This citrus mango sauce is really versatile. It works as both a dressing or a sauce and last five days in the fridge, so make it ahead to jazz up a simple lunch or dinner. See notes on how to use it at the end of this post.Lobster Salad|

Too Good Not to Highlight

Although I published this recipe a few days ago as part of the lobster salad post, it’s too good not to highlight on its own. I wanted to post it separately so it did not get lost in the archives.

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Montage Resort and Spa, Laguna Beach, California, USA

Dressing or Sauce

The inspiration for this recipe came from a lobster salad we enjoyed at the Montage resort in Laguna Beach. The restaurant was nice enough to tell me what was in it so I took notes and came up with my own recipe. While I used for the lobster salad recipe (photo above), I quickly discovered that it works great over grilled fish, shrimp, boneless, and skinless chicken breasts. I even used it for this grilled scallops wrapped in Prosciutto recipe. Creamy citrus mango sauce lasts for five days in the fridge so extra does not go to waste.

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What to Use Creamy Citrus Mango Sauce On

  • Salad greens
  • Lobster salad
  • Grilled or roasted fish
  • Grilled or seared scallops
  • Grilled or broiled shrimp
  • Drizzled over vegetables like green beans or broccoli
  • To jazz up simple boneless, skinless chicken breasts
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Creamy Citrus Mango Sauce

Creamy and light, this dressing or sauce can be used with salad as a dressing to over grilled fish, chicken breast, scallops, or shrimp. It’s great over an open face avocado and tomato sandwich too. Puree in a blender and taste, then adjust to your preference.
Servings 4


  • 3 tablespoons avocado oil or other light neutral oil
  • 2-3 tablespoons finely chopped mango cubes
  • 2 tablespoons pink grapefruit juice
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped shallot
  • 1-2 teaspoons honey
  • Sprinkles of salt and white pepper


  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and puree until light, fluffy and smooth. Taste and make any adjustments for your preference. Keep chilled until serving.


Leave a Comment
Madonna/aka/Ms. Lemon | 07/20/2014 at 5:08 pm

This sound so like a perfect dressing for some grilled fish and a summer salad. You have the best ideas.


    Sally | 07/20/2014 at 10:42 pm

    Thanks M. If you make it, let me know what you do with it. It’s really versatile! Being a fellow lemon and overall citrus lover, I bet you would enjoy this!

Hari Chandana | 07/31/2014 at 7:20 am


Jan Benjamin | 09/21/2014 at 11:15 am

I just made this for the second time. A double batch… delightful!!!

    Sally | 09/23/2014 at 1:58 pm

    Love to hear that Jan. Thanks for commenting! Appreciate you taking the time.

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